SDGs: Women empowerment key to attainment goals – Ambode



Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, says women empowerment and their access to quality maternal and healthcare services are key to the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Ambode made the assertion on Friday at the 20th Biennial Conference and 40th Anniversary/Investiture of the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN) held in Lagos.

The theme of the event was entitled: “Women’s Health and Empowerment: Tools for Sustainable Development.“

According to Wikipaedia, the free encyclopaedia, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 Global Goals, which are measured by progress against 169 targets.

“The SDGs cover a broad range of social development issues. Some of which are poverty, hunger, health, education, climate change, gender equality, water, sanitation, energy, environment and social justice.

“The SDGs are…

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